The Pokémon Firm has revealed that the Pokémon International Hyperlink service out there within the collection’ seventh era of video games is about to be shut down early subsequent yr.
On 24th February 2020, all gameplay options which require the service in Pokémon Extremely Solar and Extremely Moon and Pokémon Solar and Moon will now not be out there. Different on-line features within the video games will stay accessible. This is the official assertion:
“After greater than 9 years of operation, the Pokémon International Hyperlink (PGL) service can be retired on February 24, 2020, at 23:59 UTC. After PGL service has ended, you’ll now not be capable to use any gameplay options that require a connection to the PGL in your Pokémon Extremely Solar, Pokémon Extremely Moon, Pokémon Solar, or Pokémon Moon video games. You’ll nonetheless be capable to use different on-line performance other than the PGL.”
As a thanks reward, gamers who log in to the service can now obtain a particular Munna. That is based mostly on Fennel’s Munna from Pokémon Black and White and might be obtained from now till the Pokémon International Hyperlink’s closure in February. The Pokémon arrives in a Dream Ball with its Hidden Skill and the strikes Hypnosis, Dream Eater, Relaxation and Sleep Speak (thanks, Serebii).
The Pokémon Firm additionally shared the next:
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Protect will present companies much like the PGL’s Ranking Battles and On-line Competitions options and can be out there to play through Nintendo Swap.
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